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Mass Killings & Massacres

Florida
163.5k viewsThe Rosewood Massacre: How One Woman's Lie Started A Race War That Destroyed A TownIn the history of the United States of America, there is, unfortunately, no shortage of racism-inspired tragic events. Due to the ...
Martin Bryant
152.7k viewsRemembering The Port Arthur Massacre, The Mass Shooting That Made Australia Ban Automatic WeaponsThe 1996 Port Arthur massacre became known as the shooting spree that changed Australian gun control. At the time, the massacre wa...
Unspeakable Times
136.1k viewsThe Dunblane Massacre Is Why The UK Banned Private Citizens From Owning GunsAn infamous incident in Dunblane, Scotland, is often referenced in discussions on gun laws and mass attacks in the United States a...
True Crime
272k views16 School Shootings That Took Place Before ColumbineOn April 20, 1999, teenagers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold gunned down their classmates and teachers at Columbine High School in L...
189.3k viewsThe Deadliest School Shootings in U.S. HistorySchools in America have been no stranger to violence. Despite these places being a place of learning, lone or paired shooters have...
Organized Crime
83.3k views12 Examples of Particularly Brutal Mass Killings by Organized CrimeOrganized crime takes many forms - from the gangsters of prohibition era America, to the drug cartels of Mexico, and even to the b...
Death
13.2k viewsMass Shootings Across The World In 2018Too many lives are lost to mass shootings, terrorist attacks, and other acts of violence each year. Attacks caused by religion, an...
World History
11.9k views14 Grisly Facts About The Deadliest Wedding In HistoryAmong any kind of historical event, it's rare to find any more lavish, more anticipated, or more enjoyed than a royal wedding. Alt...
Criminals
14.3k viewsThe Worst Arson Attacks in HistoryFire has been the heart of humanity ever since our earliest descendants lit the first spark, igniting a spirit that would alter ou...
St. Valentine's Day massacre
64.5k viewsThe True Story Behind The St. Valentine's Day MassacreAt 10:30 on the morning of February 14, 1929, seven members of Chicago's North Side Gang were lined up against a wall inside one o...
History
1.4k viewsDeadliest Subway Terrorist AttacksSubway attacks can instill great fear in urban populations. An explosion on an otherwise normal day is often an aggressive tactic ...
Accidents
1.5k viewsThe Deadliest Vehicle-Ramming Attacks In HistoryA wave of deadly vehicle-ramming attacks has put the world on edge. While acts of terrorism have become more common in cases of ma...
1.4k viewsThe Deadliest Vehicle-Ramming Terror Attacks In HistoryOne of the deadliest trends of the last decade is the rise of vehicular mass murder incidents. These attacks occur when an individ...
Timeline
3.1k viewsA Timeline Of The Beltway Snipers Throwing DC Into ChaosIn October 2002, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo went on a killing spree, slaying 10 people with a Bushmaster XM-15 semi-au...